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November 24-25: Simply Blessed N' More Gift Shoppe One Year Celebration & Holiday Open House Hours are the following: Friday the 24th from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM, Saturday the 25th from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM. There will be a hot chocolate bar & hot apple cider refreshments. Simply Blessed N' More Gift Shoppe is located at 134 Waldo Ave. in Belfast, ME.
December 2: Christmas at Three Rivers hosted by Charleston Church Three Rivers located at 98 Elm St. in Milo from 10 am-2 PM. Experience the traditions of Christmas with coffee & a hot cocoa bar, crafts, games for children, silent auctions, hand-cut Christmas trees & wreaths, & so much more! All proceeds will be donated to the Dyer Hope House Food Pantry in Milo.
December 2: Calvary Chapel Maine Highlands is hosting a Live Nativity from 1-4 on December 2nd at Bob's Home & Garden in Dover-Foxcroft. There will be hot drinks, caroling, gifts and stories for children and live animals. Come celebrate Jesus' birth with us!
December 2-3: The Acadia Choral Society will present its annual program of holiday music, “We Sing the Great Mystery”, December 2nd and 3rd. Under artistic director Daniel Pyle, and accompanied by Douglas Beck, the choir will present settings of the medieval antiphon "O magnum mysterium", ranging from Gregorian chant through to the 21st century. The program also includes Christmas carols from the Carols for Choirs series from King’s College, Cambridge University. The Acadia Choral Society invites the whole community to join them in welcoming the holiday season through the power of song. Tickets online or at the door.
12/2 3:00 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Ellsworth; and 12/3 3:00 at St. Saviour's Episcopal Church, Bar Harbor. https://acadiachoralsociety.org/tickets/
December 7: Camp Jireh Benefit Dinner Join Camp Jireh at the Morgan Hill Event Center for a fun-filled evening with silent & live auctions, dinner and entertainment! Silent auction begins at 6:00 PM & dinner is at 6:30 PM.
December 9: Hermon Baptist Church, located at 2496 Route 2 in Hermon, will be hosting Church Safety and Security Training, facilitated by Baptist Churches of New England. The training will take place from 8:30 AM to 3 PM. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. The cost is $40 per person. For more information or to register, visit https://4agc.com/commerce_pages/d6b64c4b-e9fa-4cb5-8c15-274bad7aa9ee. You can also call Hermon Baptist at 207-848-5749.
December 9: 2nd Annual Little Shepherd Shoppers at Abundant Grace Ministries, Rt. 131 in Searsmont. FREE shopping event for kids ages 4-12 from 9:30am- 12:00 noon Please join Abundant Grace Ministries for a FREE event for kids ages 4-12 to come and shop for their immediate family for FREE. Teach kids the real meaning of Christmas by teaching them that giving is as rewarding as getting a present. At Little Shepherd shoppers each child will be assigned a personal shopper’s assistant, get to pick through numerous items and choose gifts for their loved ones, and those gifts will be wrapped and ready for them to take home. Drinks and treats will be provided Moms, Dads, or the adult that brought them as they are invited to relax in our fellowship hall. While they wait for a turn, our "Shoppers" will get to watch Christmas specials, have some treats as well, work on a craft, and possibly even see a very special visitor from the North. Donations are gladly accepted. If you have any questions please contact the Abundant Grace Ministries Facebook page or Jason Moody at 207-323-3883
*Gifts/shopping will be available ONLY until they are gone. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult to participate.
December 10: Gingerbread Extravaganza hosted by Charleston Church Three Rivers located at 98 Elm St. in Milo. Children ages 6-5th grade are welcome to come show off their creative talents by making their own gingerbread house! Littles ages 2-5 will be decorating gingerbread cookies to show off to mom & dad. Invite a friend and come out. You don't want to miss this fun Christmas event!
Ongoing: Celebrate Recovery, a Christ centered 12 step program, meets every Saturday at the Mansion Church, 96 Center St. in Bangor at 6:00 PM. For more information, call 207-949-2273.
Ongoing: Abortion Recovery Ongoing: Abortion Recovery Abortion recovery class begins September 11 Monday 6 pm. This is a 9-week class called "Forgiven and Set Free." Most women regret their choice to abort their child(ren). First Step Pregnancy Resource Center offers a biblically sound healing program that tackles this issue that most women keep hidden for fear of judgement and shame and believe it is unforgivable which is so far from the truth. If you truly wish to be forgiven and set free contact First Step at 942-1611, email info@ firststepbangor.com. It is a safe, friendly and confidential environment where you will meet others that share the same choice and grieve alongside.
Ongoing: Women's weekly Bible study beginning Tuesday, September 18 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at Pilgrim Church, located at 375 Mt. Hope Ave., Bangor. For more information please contact Pilgrim Church at (207) 942-8054 or JoAnn Lancaster at (207) 942-1269.
Ongoing: The Good News Club sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship of Central Maine, will meet weekly at the Bangor Church of the Nazarene, 1465 Union Street in Bangor from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. All children ages 6-12 are welcome and encouraged to come, have a fun time, and learn more about Jesus.
Ongoing: Solid Rock Cure for Addiction Meetings every Tuesday night at 7:00 PM at Calvary Chapel Kennebec Valley, 165 River Rd., Fairfield. Applying Biblical truth to the root of addiction. For more information, call 509-5528 or visit Facebook/Solid Rock.
Ongoing: Welcome To Housing has helped individuals and families as they move from shelter programs to a place of their own. We provide home goods, kitchen, bed and bath items donated through the community! visit WelcomeToHousing.com for more information
Ongoing: The Serenity Recovery Group is a support group for recovering alcoholics, those who are currently struggling with alcohol addiction or live with someone who is. They meet at Crosspoint Church, 1476 Broadway in Bangor Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM in Room 8 . For more information contact the church office at (207) 947-6576.
Ongoing: Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine Inc. and the Kinship Program is a non-profit organization that partners with DHHS to provide support, training , education, listening support, referrals and materials goods to Resource parents (foster, adoptive, kinship and permanency guardianship provided). The services are also available to families who are not involved with DHHS. The organization is located at 34 Main Street, Orono. More information is available by calling (207) 827-2331, fax (207) 889-6978, or email email@example.com or visit their website at affm.net
Ongoing: Guilford United Methodist Church Food Cupboard is open on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:00 PM and is available to anyone needing assistance who lives in Elliotsville, Monson, Willimantic, Blanchard, Abbot, Guilford, Sangerville, Parkman, Wellington or Cambridge. Food Cupboard is located at 3 School Street in Guilford.
Ongoing: Partnership Food Pantry- Guilford is open to anyone with unmet food needs. They operate the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from noon until 3:00 PM, and as needed on an emergency basis. They are located at 84 Elm Street in Guilford, ME and may be reached by phone at (207) 518-8833. mainepartnership.org
Ongoing: Spaghetti Dinner at Lincoln Center Baptist Church - every 4th Thursday of the month. Free Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner with garlic bread, drinks & dessert. Dinner is served from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. The church also offers a chairlift for those who need handicap accessibility.
Ongoing: Partnership Food Pantry- Greenville is open to anyone with unmet food needs. They operate the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 11:00 AM to noon, and as needed on an emergency basis. They are located behind the fire station on Minden Street in Greenville and may be reached by phone at (207) 518-8833. mainepartnership.org
Ongoing: Momentum Student Ministries at The Rock Church, Ohio Street, Bangor. A monthly gathering of local youth in the greater Bangor area. Live music, food, prizes and a message from a local Youth Pastor. Always the 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. #momentuminbangor or facebook.com/TrcYouth.
Ongoing: Bib and Tucker Food and Clothing Ministry located at Christian Ridge Church on Christian Ridge Rd, Ellsworth. Serving the Ellsworth and surrounding areas. Opened Monday 12:00 to 2:00 PM; Thursday and Friday from 10:00 AM - Noon. For more details, please call (207) 613-4566.
Ongoing: Safe families for Children creates extended family-like supports for desperate families through a community of devoted volunteers who are motivated by faith to keep children safe and keep families together. SFFC is a movement of local churches who volunteer in locations throughout Maine. Please go to safe-families.org to see how you and/or your church can participate in this 'loving your neighbor' the Safe Families way. You may also contact Robin Chamberlain at (207) 263-5530 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing: Youth and Kids' Club each Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway, Bangor, Maine. Students from high school down to pre-K choose either sports or crafts followed by Bible time (elementary or teen) and then a light dinner. Free of charge. For more information please call (207) 941-0324.
Ongoing: Second Chance Clothing at First Baptist Church of Waldoboro will be open the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. They offer FREE, clean, gently used, quality clothing for men, women, children, and infants. They also offer quality shoes and some dressy shoes. Please contact Debbie at (207) 701-9770 for more information and follow us on Facebook.